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What are dental sealants?


Sealants are a thin, plastic paint on tooth surfaces.

Sealants are held in dentists ' offices, clinics, and sometimes in schools. Getting sealants dress simply and painlessly. Sealants are painted as a liquid and quickly harden to form a shield over the tooth.

As sealants supply?

  1. Tooth cleared.
  2. Tooth | dried, cotton and put around the tooth so it stays dry.
  3. The solution put on the tooth, which makes the surface is a little rough. (Easier sealant stick slightly rough surface.)
  4. Tooth wash out and dry. Then new cotton is put around the tooth so it stays dry.
  5. The sealant is applied in liquid form and freezes for a few seconds.
  6. Sealant on the spot.

Why get sealants?

The most important reason for getting sealants to avoid tooth decay. Fluoride in toothpaste and in drinking water protects the smooth surfaces of teeth but back teeth need extra protection. Sealants, coatings masticatory surface of teeth and not to sprout and food.

Having sealants put on teeth before they collapse also save time and money in the long run, avoiding fillings, crowns or caps are used to eliminate the rotten teeth...

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